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Harvard East Asian Monographs 264

The Late Tang

Chinese Poetry of the Mid-Ninth Century (827–860)

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674033283

Publication Date: 03/31/2009


596 pages

6 x 9 inches

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard East Asian Monographs

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  • Introduction: Latecomers
  • 1. Setting the Stage
  • 2. The Old Men
  • 3. Regulated Verse in the Short Line
  • 4. The Craftsmen of Poetry
  • 5. The Legacy of Li He
  • 6. Regulated Verse in the Long Line: The “Meditation on the Past”
  • 7. Poets of the Long Line
  • 8. Du Mu
  • 9. Daoism: The Case of Cao Tang
  • 10. Li Shangyin: Preliminaries
  • 11. Li Shangyin: The Hermetic Poems
  • 12. Li Shangyin: The History Poems
  • 13. Li Shangyin: “Poems on Things”
  • 14. Li Shangyin: The Poems on Occasion
  • 15. Wen Tingyun
  • Conclusion
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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